Dairy Cattle and Goats in Alabama
Milk and milk products provide great nutrition to the body no matter your age. Alabama is a milk deficit state, which means we drink more milk than we can produce. There is room for more people to enter the dairy industry, whether it be with cattle or goats. Currently, there are 53 Grade A Dairy Cattle dairies and 6 Grade A Dairy Goat dairies in Alabama.
Scheduling the Mobile Dairy Classroom
Scheduling the dairy classroom is easy. Follow these simple steps:
- Go to www.southwestdairyfarmers.com.
- Click on the Mobile Dairy Classroom tab.
- Click on the Request Form tab.
- Fill out and submit the form.
Adult Dairy Cattle Information
Owning, raising and milking dairy cattle is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year job. The Alabama Dairy Industry generated $25.6 million dollars for producers in 2009. Alabama dairy cows gave 164 million pounds of milk that was consumed around the world.
Alabama is a good place to raise dairy cattle. Here are some of those reasons, along with the obstacles in your way. Tax rates are excellent in Alabama, some of the lowest in the U.S. What some additional Alabama facts? Then click here.
Dairy Goat Information
The Alabama Dairy Goat Handbook is available. To order your copy today and receive the most up-to-date, scientific-based information, please click here.